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    November 2, 2012
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good morning, america. and happening now, a new storm threat for the east coast next week, as temperatures plunge to near-freezing in the disaster zone. desperation growing. no heat, no power, sending these people into dumpsters for food in downtown new york. running on empty. the massive gas shortage reaches a new crisis point, as fist fights erupt and guns are pulled at the pump. >> i have no power at home. i can't get gas. and i'm waiting over three hours. what's wrong with this country? >> fuel running out for ambulances and police, taxis, threatening to tear apart the recovery. mystery winner. the mom who scored the $23 million golden ticket and didn't know it until her daughter spotted her picture on tv. where she found the ticket at the very last minute. ♪ let's hear it for new jersey the stars rise up for sandy survivors. emotional tributes by country
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stars last night at the cmas. and the heart-wrenching moments on stage from the boss with his famous song. his message for all the victims of the storm. ♪ rise up come on, rise up good morning, everyone. and some real drama from bruce springsteen. what an emotional tribute to his home state. there he is, singing "city of ruins." new jersey hit so hard by this storm. and bruce springsteen, obviously, so moved. >> it gives you chills. >> it sure does. robin's home recovering. hope she's doing well this morning. amy robach is here. >> thanks so much. and the toll of the devastation of sandy is becoming more and more clear with the pictures this morning. here is what we know now. at least 92 dead.
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3.8 million customers out of power. and here's the tough part. power could be out for weeks for so many. that is a tough situation. >> it sure is. a lot of people just don't know. and so many people separated from their pets during the storm, are now being reunited. we have stunning pictures from the new york aquarium, where 12,000 animals may need to be evacuated if the facility doesn't get power soon. they're hoping it's there by the weekend. boy, it has to be. and sam is tracking the storm and the unfolding disaster all day, all night. and in the middle of the chaos and shattered lives, sam, a possible nor'easter now brewing? you're in a darkened downtown new york with the very latest. >> good morning. you can see in lower manhattan the power here is still out. buildings still dark and just one of the communities around the area affected by sandy with still no power this morning. there is an immediate concern of cold air moving in here. it's cold and windy here this morning, but look at the forecast for the next few days.
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and watch these early morning temperatures go into the 30s. now, not a lot of temperatures will be below freezing but some of the temperatures outside the city areas will in fact be near the freezing mark. i'm not so sure they'll be below it but this is very, very cold air. quick look at the other storm that people are going to be talking about. this is a coastal storm, nor'easter, nothing like sandy but more wind, rain and cold air to people without power, without gas and in some cases without food and certainly without patience. as next week's forecast includes more cold air, wind and rain people living in the aftermath of sandy are angry. >> when is the government coming? >> reporter: some feeling, they've been left out in the cold. >> to get heat. we're going to die. if we get killed with the weather, we're going to die. we're going to freeze. >> reporter: on staten island, some are calling themselves the forgotten borough. and there's frustration and desperation. >> we lost everything. i mean, you do the best you can. you try hard.
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you go to work every day. you do the best you can. >> reporter: of the 90 total storm deaths, 20 have been here. in one manhattan neighborhood, photographers captured people diving into dumpsters, reportedly to retrieve food thrown out by a restaurant. along with the growing anger, there's lengthening lines for everything. some stretching for miles. even people waiting for hours for buses home. >> no one knew where to go. it was completely chaos. >> reporter: lines for fuel are even longer. >> three hours. >> reporter: gas shortages are now reaching crisis levels. few stations are open. and those that are, can't meet the demand. drivers are running out of gas and out of patience. >> i have no power at home. i can't get gas. and i'm waiting over three hours. what's wrong with this country? >> reporter: sandy is on track to be the second-costliest storm in u.s. history. some estimates say it may cost $50 billion to rebuild. with more than 4.1 million customers still without power
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across a dozen states, temperatures are expected to dip into the mid to upper 30s over the weekend. this morning, "the wall street journal" reports fema has generators sitting in storage while families like this mother and daughter, living 17 flights up, are without power. telling our diane sawyer, their water is now running out, too. >> that's all the water we have left. >> it's almost gone. >> reporter: and the generators and use of them are a real question. so many feel there should be an all-hands-on-deck feeling for a disaster this large, when they hear about generators not being used properly or sitting idle, and they see generators like this story in the "post" these are two this morning, two giant generators sitting for the new york city marathon right in the middle of central park. now, they are not being used right now. not being plugged in but when you see pictures of these huge generators, that are not being used and you know there are so many stories of people in communities without power that
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could certainly use a generator, you understand why people see these pictures and they just don't feel good about pictures like that. george, back to you in times square. >> a lot of people angry about that decision. we're going to look at the gas lines all across the region right now. one of the reasons so many communities are on edge, as millions, sam pointed out, face a fifth day without power, as the temperature is dropping and basic supplies are running low. one of the hard-hit communities, far rockaway, new york, and linsey davis reports from there this morning. >> reporter: it is a mess out here, george. we witnessed that for ourselves firsthand last night. on top of everything else these people are dealing with, there's stuff like this. the roads are covered in sand, which makes it rather treacherous coming in and out. in the daylight, it's easy to see the scope of the devastation. but in order to really feel it, it takes being here in the dark. for those who never left the rockaways, there's a real sense of being stuck.
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anger and a feeling of abandonment are mounting. >> we're not sitting around singing "kumbaya." this is a dangerous situation. and it's a real dangerous place in the dark. >> reporter: many of the residents we spent the night with, said they never felt more in the shadows of manhattan than now. a feeling of isolation that intensifies at night. for this family, a bit of relief arrived thursday night. how relieved are you to have a generator? >> it's nice to have light. >> reporter: but they're afraid of running out of fuel. what's been the most difficult part about all this? >> i think that the isolation that you feel here. you feel like nobody knows what's going on. >> reporter: it is 11:00, 48 degrees. and the temperature continues to drop. i wish there was a way to communicate how eerie it is on this block. the houses are pitch-black. they're staying here to protect what they have left from looters. safety's also a concern for katie richardson, who moved here from louisiana.
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she's vowed to stay here alone. something she's endured before, during hurricane katrina. >> i know what bad damage looks like. my katrina house, all the way up to the ceiling. >> reporter: katie and her neighbors have created a support system of sorts. >> just all closer together. >> reporter: they meet up every night and talk and eat by candlelight. >> without you, i'd be lost. >> reporter: but warm thoughts aren't enough. and many here now fear things will only get worse as the nights grow colder. talk about being stuck between a rock and a hard place. this car sandwiched between a utility pole and this is the boardwalk. some people say they've heard they're not going to get power restored for another month. we kept hearing, where is fema? where is the red cross? where are the elected officials? >> it's heartbreaking, linsey. there's questions about whether the devastation from sandy could be prevented from happening again. some experts say it's possible,
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looking to places around the world, special sea barriers made to protect cities. john muller is in battery park where the storm surge hit new york so hard. john, good morning. >> reporter: earlier this week i would be under water, so much of man hasn't was. easy to think the storm has passed, ground is dry and we're safe. make no mistake another storm is out there, just a matter of time. one of problems, the seawall, part of an aging infrastructure from a bygone era, much like lady liberty in the harbor. experts say there's a way to prevent this. they say it's time to spend billions to save billions. experts now wonder if the massive storm surge that flooded lower manhattan and washed away parts of the jersey shore, could have been solved by sea barriers. some scientists say staten island started as a natural barrier island but con trucks of roads, parking lots and homes created an urban landscape, taking away this natural shield.
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now, two european engineering firms are proposing massive shields like these walls. flood protections that were once considered unnecessary, are now being reconsidered after sandy's 14-foot surge. >> anybody who says there's not a dramatic change in weather patterns, i think is denying reality. >> reporter: this oceanography professor told us by phone a redesign is critical. >> if we had implemented these barriers by now there would have been no damage to new york city from the ocean. >> reporter: the barriers are high tech in one design, it pivots up when needed to block and surge surge and they have proven effective in other regions, like in london and the netherlands. operating 24 hours a day but one proposal runs upwards of $6 billion. and skeptics say the massive barriers may not work on long stretches of coastline, like the new jersey shore. >> when you have an enormous
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harbor like we do, and long island sound, even if you spent a fortune, it seems to me you won't get much value for it. >> reporter: with damage estimates reaching $20 million bl many are saying it's time to consider new ideas. one more problem for new york harbor, barrier island, staten island, out there the distance not acting as a true barrier island because it's paved over and developed, doesn't soak up surge, doesn't act as a national sponge. the debate will rage on. can super science save us? is it worth spending billions? george? >> it will, john. the race for the white house now. it's "your voice, your vote" with just four days to go. both candidates going all-out. and the final question into this final weekend. will today's jobs report, the last one before election day, boost obama? or bolster romney's case on the economy? jake tapper is in ohio. good morning, jake. >> reporter: good morning from a barn outside columbus, george. the jobs report appears relatively good news, 171,000
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jobs created in the month of october. and the previous two months had upward revisions of # 4,000. employment ticks up to 7.9% but only because of more people look for work, this jobs report comes as this election comes down to the wire. stumping for votes, the candidates leave no stone unturned. as they make their closing arguments. in virginia, neck and neck and romney was heckled. >> what about the climate? that's what caused the storm. >> reporter: he did some heckling of his own against the president. >> the president said he was going to consider putting in place a secretary of business. i don't think that what we need is another government bureaucrat that supposedly knows something about job creation. i think it would be helpful to have a president that actually understands job creation. >> reporter: as the president did in green bay, vegas, and boulder. fresh from hurricane sandy, he talked unity. >> there's no democrats or republicans during a storm. just fellow americans.
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>> reporter: but minutes after he profiled bipartisan, he launched some attacks of his own. >> governor romney's been using all of his talents as a salesman, to dress up the very same policies that failed our country so badly. the very same policies we've been cleaning up after over these last four years. >> reporter: the president is heralding endorsements, including one from independent mayor mike bloomberg, who has cited hurricane sandy and the need to combat climate change. surrogates are in high use. >> he can't run on his record. >> women are coming to me saying we're hurting. >> you want to run for the top, you should vote for barack obama. >> reporter: vice president biden popped up on letterman last night, to offer top ten good things about voting early. >> if you vote early, you don't have to pay taxes. i'm sorry. i'm being told that's not accurate. >> reporter: the president has three visits to ohio today, he'll be back here again on
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sunday and monday. from the looks of things, whoever wins ohio will win the election. george? >> we certainly will, jake. thanks very much. let's turn to matt dowd for more on this, our political contributor. the jobs report, make much difference? >> i think the perceptions of the economy are already baked in at this point in the game. the last six months are baked in the perception. i think the jobs report won't have a dramatic effect on this election. >> we see mitt romney in the state of pennsylvania, hasn't gone republican since 1988. his aides say it's a sign of confidence, democrats say it's desperation. >> hail mary pass for him. he knows the map has shrunk. he's having a difficult time winning ohio. if he doesn't win ohio, he has to find another route. it's very unlikely that he wins pennsylvania and loses ohio. >> you think it's breaking for obama? >> i think the trajectory has slowly moved to the president over the last few days, especially in how he's handled sandy. that perception in a close race, i think it's moved to him. mitt romney has 48 hours to adjust that. and this week is huge for mitt romney. >> we'll be watching.
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joining us sunday on "this week." our entire election team. and tuesday night, diane sawyer and i will be here all night long at election headquarters. we'll have a full report as the votes are counted. the animals, so many caught up in hurricane sandy. owners separated from their pets in all of the chaos and destruction. and now, finding lost pets can be a huge challenge. abc's paula faris has been following how social media is leading to those reunions. >> reporter: in the chaos and confusion of sandy, as families fled and entire towns evacuated, some were left behind. beloved pets, lost in moments of panic. your dogs mean what to you? >> don't get me on that. they're my life. they're like my family. >> reporter: this morning, new jersey resident jeanie johnson's dogs are home, after a harrowing night in the cold, dark woods. >> i let my dogs out for a last run. when i called for the dogs to come back, i realized the fence was down.
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>> reporter: with no power and a dying cell phone, johnson sat in her car monday, charged her phone and posted their picture on a local blog. then, she waited. one of thousands of owners hoping to reunite with their animals thanks to social media. on this facebook page, "hurricane sandy lost and found pets" the number of reports by the seconds. dogs, birds, cats missing. this morning, we're learning lack of power is threatening to displace 12,000 animals in the new york aquarium, from walruses, sharks, and even this seal. a few neighborhoods away dave saw johnson's post. outside his window he heard howls. shortly after midnight, he found johnson sitting in her car and returned her dogs. >> was pretty emotional. >> reporter: this reunion proves that even in broken communities, there are small miracles in the aftermath of the storm. >> there's more good in people than bad. and we are just incredibly blessed.
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>> reporter: now, many animals are turning up in shelters that don't have proper identification. such as a collar or microchip. and the average microchip costs roughly $40. in this situation, it's money well spent. we have a special announcement right now. abc television and disney are announcing monday as a day of giving, starting here on "gma." we're going to raise money for hurricane relief efforts with our entire abc team and celebrity guests. it's going to go on all day long. >> looking forward to that. now, josh has the other top stories developing at this hour. josh? >> we're going to begin with new details about the deadly attack on the u.s. consulate in libya. u.s. intelligence officials have revealed a cia security team responded to the consulate after the attack, taking fewer than 25 minutes to arrive. however, they were less than a mile away. officials are denying media reports that the team was, in fact, ordered to hold off on responding. and the man accused of blowing up pipe bombs at the homes of police officers in virginia and at his
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ex-girlfriend's house has been captured after a nationwide manhunt. lawrence stewart was pulled over in montana for speeding. he sped off, throwing bombs out the window at police as he went. some detonated. but no officers were hurt. the chase lasted some 40 miles before police were finally able to stop and arrest him. also this morning, the former president of penn state university has been charged with a cover-up in the jerry sandusky sexual abuse case. graham spanier is accused of lying to a grand jury, and child endangerment and conspiracy. his lawyers say the charges are politically motivated. two other penn state officials are set to be arraigned today. much more in that case to get to. >> thanks, josh. let's get more weather from sam. >> good morning, everyone. we're going to start with the early morning windchills as the cold air comes in behind sandy. you're seeing windchills that are below the freezing mark. and we're feeling them in lower manhattan. the idea with the morning
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windchills, like 41 philadelphia. look at 30 in pittsburgh. 33 in buffalo. 34 in detroit. that cold air settles in to the east and the mid-atlantic. the extreme cold air in the great lakes. it's a cold and gusty weekend ahead. a quick look at where temperatures are very warm. we'll stay near record levels. 60s and 70s in the areas normally in the 80s today. that's some beautiful weather.
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much more on the storm coming up. we have new pictures right now of the stunning gas lines. look at that traffic. >> awful. plus, we have a great story to tell you. an amazing one of a mother down to her last dollar. how she claimed a $23 million jackpot at the last minute. and country music's biggest stars with an emotional tribute to the survivors of hurricane sandy.
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good morning i'm eric thomas. chp in oakland to assist officers on patrol. highway patrol will provide help to oakland two days a week at no cost to the city. governor brown approve the request from police chief jordan. chp officers will assist with patrols and traffic enforcement in high crime
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areas. last year the chp helped out oakland police in an anti-gang operation funded with federal grant money. sue is checking the friday morning commute. nasty in it -- nasty nimitz living up to its name accident at thornton cleared. northbound 680 east san jose accident blocking a lane of traffic there. westbound 24 first reports of accident pleasant hill road, multi-vehicles blocking a lane westbound. when we come back, meteorologist mike
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welcome back. haze in the east bay hills and valleys there's 29 -- 24 or the left, fog thicker around pleasanton and livermore. mount tamalpais looking over the bay you can see hardly any clouds. good news for morning commute it is dry, high clouds are
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just about to move in that will be the afternoon forecast until then, be careful in the north bay valleys, east bay valleys half mile to a quarter mile visibility at times will start lifting 9:00, 10:00 before it does temperatures in the 40s and 50s dress warmly we are at 5 to 15° cooler than this time yesterday. in the afternoon low to mid 60s coast mid to upper 60s for rest of us. 40s, 50s tonight, patchy fog inland. heading to the cal game tonight, grab a coat start
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this song's dedicated to new york and new jersey, all our friends on the east coast. >> jason aldean at the cma awards last night. one of the many emotional tributes, saluting survivors of sandy. we'll have all of the highlights from the hottest night in country last night. and you know they had a terrific shoutout to robin last night, as well. >> it was so nice. so many stars of the music world pulling together for the storm victims. bruce springsteen with a heart wrenching dedication of "city of ruins." and a different story this morning. a shocking crime. a father shot to death by his 10-year-old son. he's a neo-nazi. one of the questions, was the boy inspired by a fictional crime on a popular tv show? and how will that affect his case? nancy grace is here live to
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discuss it all. kristen stewart and robin pattinson talking for the first time after their split. is the romance back on track? a pressing question. and we aim to answer it. >> a question they'll be asked over and over. >> i'm sure they will answer. this is a great story. excited about this one. the mystery lottery winner. the california woman who lost the ticket in her car for months. now, she's coming forward to claim a $23 million jackpot, just in the nick of time. abc's nick watt has the story. >> reporter: these security camera photos show the $23 million winner leaving the store after she bought her ticket back in may. >> i remember, the lady walked in. she bought a bottle of water. she walked out. as soon as she got to the door, her mom called out, just buy a
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lottery ticket. >> reporter: lottery officials were hoping, praying someone would recognize her before it was too late. the mystery winner bought just one ticket. it cost her a single dollar. but if you don't claim your winnings within six months, the cash goes to the california school system. she had only until november 30th to come forward. local tv stations and newspapers were all over the tale of the mystery millionaire. then, late yesterday, a break. the woman's daughter spotted her mother on tv. mum had no idea she was the winner. cue a frantic search of her car for the five-month-old scrap of paper. and she found it. in 2010, $17.5 million went unclaimed in california alone. >> when you're not a lotto player, you don't know. you buy a lotto ticket and put it back in your pus, the bottom of the purse, it's gone.
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>> reporter: and this player was shocked to see himself on the news. >> what happened was, we're wanted. >> reporter: the lottery commission was trying to track him down. he won $52 million. and in a few hours, at her press conference, we'll all be asking this lucky winner, are you crazy? lottery 101, check your ticket. for "good morning america," nick watt, abc news, palmdale, california. >> thanks, nick watt. we're going to switch gears to the california boy on trial for murdering his neo-nazi father. just 10 when he shot his sleeping dad point-blank in the head. the boy told police he was influenced by what he saw on tv. and now, a judge is set to decide his fate. nancy grace is standing by to weigh in. first, here's abc's cecilia vega. >> reporter: it's one of television's top crime dramas. now, the show "criminal minds" is center stage in a real california courtroom. a 10-year-old boy accused of
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shooting his neo-nazi dad told police he thought he could get away with it because a child on "criminal minds" killed an abusive father and police never came. video of that confession played in court on wednesday. johns john asbury was right there. >> because he told the truth, the police let him go. >> reporter: that sounds like this is premeditated. >> that's certainly the prosecution's argument. >> reporter: prosecutors say the boy shot his father as he lay asleep on the couch. they say the boy wanted to stop him from leaving his stepmom. the father was jeff hall, head of the southern california chapter of the country's largest neo-nazi party. >> the whites have a voice, as well. >> reporter: the son's lawyers say the boy's abrasive, racist environment led him to kill. attending nazi rallies. even taken to the border, where
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his father taught him how to keep mexicans out of the united states. >> you see t-shirts, brown pride, hispanic pride. if you see a white male wearing a white pride t-shirt, then it's offensive. >> reporter: are we talking about a 10-year-old neo-nazi? >> he was certainly exposed to it. he was in the home during these meetings, these rallies. and he was certainly aware of what his father's beliefs were. >> reporter: the boy is now 12 years old. he's being tried as a juvenile. if found responsible, he will be in jail until he is 23. for "good morning america," cecilia vega, abc news, los angeles. i'm here with nancy grace. and this one is so difficult. the boy 12, now. as cecilia said. he is on trial. but this is all before a judge, no jury. >> also, it's in juvenile court. so, everything is different. there's a more relaxed standard. the judge is going to decide this all on his own. and i also think the judge has leeway to reduce the crime to
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voluntary or involuntary. if this kid goes to juvenile detention, he will be the youngest child in that state, california, to be in juvenile care. amazingly, you're going to be surprised, i don't think he should do this long behind bars because, true, he stabbed his kindergarten teacher on the first day of school with a pencil. he tried to strangle another teacher with a telephone cord. that's just the tip of the iceberg, george. but i don't think he understands what is happening. he thought his father would get well and they could make up. i think he's too young to be in the system. >> there's also some indication that his stepmother may have manipulated him. of course, he was in a very difficult home. how does that factor in? >> difficult? george, the night before, the father -- who, i don't care if he's in the peace and love movement, his father made a video the night before bragging he can shoot with a scope and night vision. that's a little rough. but the little sister came up with a story about the
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stepmother putting him up to doing it. and she later recanted that. he's too young for the system, bottom line. >> what should happen, then? >> i think he absolutely needs court supervision because he clearly is troubled. do you want to take him home? do you want to take care of him? i don't. >> i'm not sure i want to. >> the court has to have supervision for him. that's the bottom line. >> big night tomorrow night. >> can you believe it? i started writing it in 1997 when i moved to new york, to start a show on court tv, with johnnie cochran, god rest his soul. and it is a story compiled of a lot of different cases that i met when i was prosecuting. the star, haley dane, takes justice into her own hands. long story short, it airs tomorrow night, 8:00 sharp, eastern. >> that's right. >> on lifetime. >> good for you. congratulations. that's great. >> thank you. >> thanks for coming in this morning. let's go to sam for some
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more weather. >> good morning, again, everybody. let's look at pictures of the before and after. we've been doing this to start some of the weathers. and let's show you this. this is seaside heights before. and take a look at it after. you can see the power of the storm that's moved through so many coastal communities. but also, the destruction so far well inland. people without power and people without gas and in some cases, without food. look at the wind forecast in the northeast. and you see the brutal cold air that blows in, the pure canadian air blows in over the weekend, is a fresh shot of cooler temperatures. that means folks need to bundle up and get ready for that. but it's a three-day warmer trend into the southwest. a summer-like weekend. vegas going up to 80 degrees. los angeles going from the 70s today, with that coastal fog, to 85 degrees by the time we get a couple days away. a cold blast of air from the great lakes and moves east.
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all right. we are back, now, at 7:43, with highlights from the biggest night of the year in country music. huge cheers there for blake shelton and wife, miranda lambert, winning an arm full of awards. big, big night for them. and so many of the stars paying tribute to the victims of hurricane sandy. take a look. >> next song is dedicated to new york, new jersey, all our friends out there on the east coast. >> reporter: nashville opened up its heart last night, at the 46th annual cma awards. >> to everyone on the east coast, coping with so much tonight, we want you to know that we love you. >> reporter: country music's biggest stars. ♪ came out in force. ♪ let's hear it for new york
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concrete jungle ♪ ♪ where dreams are made of >> reporter: tipping their cowboy hat in solidarity, with those suffering from this week's storm. the cma awards also celebrated the industry's best. >> little big town, "pontoon." >> "chief," eric church. >> reporter: and had a little fun. five-time host, carrie underwood and brad paisley. >> are they ever getting back together? >> never. >> never, ever? >> like, never. >> reporter: and breaking it down "gangnam style." and delivering a heartfelt shoutout to robin. >> robin is at home. she's recovering from a bone marrow transplant. we look so forward to seeing her back at the cmas, where she belongs, next year. >> reporter: two of the night's biggest winners, husband and
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wife crooners, blake shelton and miranda lambert. a shock, shelton was called back to the stage for the night's biggest award, entertainer of the year. >> i don't know how this happened. i freakin' love it. >> reporter: but it was this tribute to willie nelson -- ♪ whisky river take my mind >> reporter: that stole the show. ♪ with a good timing man >> reporter: the living legend, presented with the cma lifetime achievement award. ♪ i can't wait to get on the road again ♪ >> nonstop entertainment. great to see. and great to see our girl, robin. coming up, everybody. we have josh and "the play of the day." so nice to hear that. what else? kristen stewart and robert pattinson, their first interview together after their split this summer. we'll tell you what they say coming up on "good morning america."
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♪ come on, rise up come on, rise up ♪ a lovely tribute we saw at the cmas. but we saw at the top of the show, bruce springsteen, jersey son, native-born. an emotional tribute to his home state after sandy left so much of his beloved shore underwater. take a look and listen. >> i'm a rock 'n' roll man of the jersey shore. and tonight, we carry a load of sadness in our hearts. it will flourish and risen up back to life. >> the emotion pouring from bruce. he is a preacher in concert. we'll look at his rendition of his song, "my city in ruins."
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good morning i'm eric thomas. san mateo authorities looking for two robbery suspects they hope the public can identify. they believe these two men stole $7,000 from the rear office of a 7-eleven store in half moon bay. it happened monday afternoon on san mateo road. meteorologist mike nicco is here with our forecast. fog still the big story. temperatures right now in the 40s and 50s, 60s to near 70 this afternoon. warmer this weekend with records possible monday and tuesday. >> fatality on muni in the tunnel between embarcadero and market. no service halted now.
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[ cheers and applause ] ♪ it's a new day it's a new day ♪ and that is a perfect song for this friday morning. alicia keys' "new day." a lot of people in times square are hoping for that many this morning. and we are missing robin, hoping for that new day for her. she is at home getting strong. great to have amy robach here. >> thanks very much. and so many of us have closets bursting full of clothes we're not wearing. you can turn that into cold, hard cash. we have people doing that right now, like sam. >> not yet. >> that's your weather piece here, i love so much. and nobody looks better than you.
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we'll talk about that coming up. that's a tease. first, other hollywood news. kristen stewart and robert pattinson's romance, is it really back on track, we asked? they gave their first interview since they broke up and the reported union. and we have all of the details, george, that you've been asking about every day. >> me and robert are like this. >> can't wait for that sam news. lots more to get to. the special announcement, again, about our day of giving. our hearts going out to the millions and millions of people hit so hard by the destruction of hurricane sandy. the devastating aftermath and that long road to recovery that will begin right now. >> and our abc television family and disney are designating monday to raise money for the hurricane relief, starting right here on "gma" and lasting all day long. now, our entire abc family team, from our family to your family and surprise celebrity guests joining us for that. that's going to be a big, big, big thing. we hope you can help. >> every, single show starts with us. we'll start with news, and josh. >> we'll begin right here in new
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york and in new jersey. people, once again, backing up for miles, waiting for gas because of shortages in the wake of hurricane sandy. police now on guard at some stations. one man actually arrested for cutting the line and then pointing a gun at another driver. things are getting awfully bad out there. meanwhile, the death toll from the storm is now approaching 100. while 4 million customers remain without power, many are being told it could be more than a week before it returns. tough news, indeed, as the temperatures across the region are dropping. and those who are without power include people in lower manhattan. these are now the scenes we're starting to see, with increasing regularity. some desperate, combing through dumpsters, as you can see here, for scraps of food. meanwhile, abc's linsey davis is in far rockaway, new york, right now. the scene we saw earlier this morning, also getting more desperate by the hour. linsey, once again, good morning to you. >> reporter: good morning to you
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again, josh. we were here yesterday as night fell. and we saw families getting separated because parents just didn't want their kids to spend another night in the dark and cold. we were here with this family down the street as they just got a generator. they were excited to have light and a hot shower again. look at this car pinned in by a big chunk of the boardwalk. over my shoulder here, that van has been stuck there since overnight. in the building there, a number of elderly people trapped inside. there's no elevator service. people are concerned about them getting medical attention. water shortages, food shortages, gas, as well. and the big sentiment is we keep hearing people ask, where is fema? josh? >> a scene playing out so many places in this area. linsey davis, thank you for that. meanwhile, we here at abc, and our parent company, disney, are reaching out to people across america to help the hurricane victims. and our ceo, bob iger, kicking off the efforts, with a $2 million donation.
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>> we're doing everything we can, including the cash donation, plus, encouraging our employees to donate on their own, which we will match dollar for dollar, and using the reach of the abc media company, the media networks, abc, espn, the disney channel and our stations, to run public service announcements encouraging others to donate. >> as we mentioned, monday we will launch a day of giving across all abc programs, in full. we do hope you join us at some point for that. again, that will be monday, starting right here on "good morning america." the final government jobs report before election day is out this morning. and it shows some 171,000 jobs were created last month. that's more than expected. but the unemployment rate also rose slightly, to 7.9% because more americans started looking for work again. also, mitt romney says president obama's economic policies have failed. the president says romney's ideas are the same ones that caused the financial crisis.
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and finally, well, first, it was a beluga whale. now, scientists say they've found, wait for it, an elephant, living in south korea, that can imitate human speech. listen for yourself. [ speaking foreign language ] >> okay. you think korean. but that is the word for good. now, the elephant speaks, as you can see, tucking his trunk inside his mouth. i'm told he can say hello, no, sit down and lie down. scientists think he may have learned this to bond with his keeper. i can already tell you, to my left, george stephanopoulos is consciously objecting. >> i was laughing at the little signs underneath. elephant learns to talk. i don't think so. but it is imitating human speech. >> it makes me think of noc. >> you had to. >> why do we have to go to noc? let's have a moment of silence
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for noc. >> the elephant is still with us. >> it's a wonderful story. don't be so pessimistic. >> i'm not pessimistic. i'm happy with the elephant. let's move on. josh, thank you so much for that. >> thank you. >> of course. i figured i should just get to it. i knew you were thinking it. why not? we begin "pop news" with a really wonderful honor and so well deserved for our robin. she has been named "ebony" magazine's power 100 list. it's a list of the most influential african-americans. the magazine citing robin for her interview with president obama, who is also on the list, when he famously said he supports same-sex marriage. and it also cites all the attention she has brought to bone marrow donations during her fight against mds. as robin says, making her mess, her message. great news. no word yet on a wedding
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date. but angelina jolie has reportedly picked the designer for the dress she will wear to marry brad pitt. huge sigh of relief from sam and josh. a british fashion magazine says angelina is going with l'wren scott. one of angelina's friends tells the magazine, she wanted someone not so obvious to design the wedding gown. and she says that l'wren is the one that understands her body the most. scott may the known as mick jagger's girlfriend. but she's dressed jolie and other a-listers for major events. beautiful clothing. so, we'll keep our ears out for the dates. >> keep your ears out. you're going to like this one, too. hey, darth vader, you tried to destroy the republic and turned out to be luke's father. so, what are you doing next? he's going to disneyland, of course. youtube is going crazy over this video, lord vader crashing the happiest place on earth, not that you could tell through his mask. but it happened presumably right after he found out he was a
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member of the disney family. our parent company disney announcing they bought lucasfilm earlier this week. storm troopers by his side, it's hard to tell through the mask. but it does look like he is having a good time. we thought it was great. so do millions of people who have looked at it on the web. finally, it's sheer pandemonium in china. give me one there. there's a panda baby boom going on. the world's largest panda reserve, showing off, not one, not two but seven newborns, all born between july and september. they are adorable and very sleepy. >> and they lie the same way. >> they're so, darn cute. the giant panda, endangered. only about 1,600 of them left. this is truly great news. a lot of happy news i think we could use. >> america just got cavities in the eyes. >> cavities in the eyes. that's all i got. >> that was a tremendous amount. >> that was enough. that was a lot. it's friday, by the way. let's do a little weather,
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why don't we? and everything else you have going on right now, one thing you need to remember, this is clock weekend. spring forward, fall back. so, change your clocks back one hour. >> we get an extra hour of sleep. >> it's a good thing. >> extra sleep. in comes to the northeast, another storm system. it's been a rainy time period here. this is the time of year you pick up these storms. but this is good news for the northwest because it was so dry over the summer. nice, gorgeous day in l.a., after the morning fog. 74 degrees in vegas today. waco, about 85. lovely tampa, all the way to miami, gorgeous. 78 here. 80 degrees. and that cold air -- i don't know. but that cold air is working in, back from the great la
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>> there's a fallback controversy on the desk. most people really like it. amy does not. >> you're thrown into darkness for months. >> amy, you can stick on your schedule. you can stay on central time. >> all right. i'll get up an hour later. >> more weather in the next half hour, as we sort this all out. lara? >> we'll get to the bottom of it. first, our "gma morning menu." here's a look at what's coming up. are they really back together? kristen stewart and robert pattinson in their first interview together since the split. we'll hear from them. plus, cashing in on your closet. how you can turn your old
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times square this morning. a little chilly here in new york. that's a happy crowd. we're back with big news for "twilight" fans. robert pattinson and kristen stewart giving their first interview together thursday night, since all of the news since their breakup and reunion. but are they really back together? abc's paula faris takes a look at what the stars didn't say, but their body language did. >> reporter: hollywood's most public breakup, overnight became the most awkward television reunion. >> every movie culminates with some kiss of some kind. >> reporter: on-screen co-stars and former real-life couple, kristen stewart and robert pattinson, along with co-star taylor lautner, sat down with "entertainment tonight" and mtv, promoting their latest film. and even talked about their on-screen love scenes. >> the worst was when he was like, we want to be inside of the experience. for your close-up, you're not going to be looking at rob. you're going to be looking into the lens. >> there's no way it's going to look mind-blowing or even
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vaguely attractive. >> reporter: in their first press appearance together, since stewart issued a public statement in july, admitting she cheated on pattinson, caught on camera, kissing director rupert sanders. >> what's the biggest difference of doing this last film compared to this one? >> i felt more free in the first one. >> reporter: for the most part, the pair ducked questions about their relationship, until they were asked about this. an apparent date together on halloween. >> we have a photo of you guys. >> oh, yeah. i look awesome. >> reporter: we asked body language expert, dr. lillian glass, to watch the video for clues about their relationship. >> she can't come up with a straight answer. and this is often times the sign of insecurity. >> my favorite scene in the second part of "breaking dawn," is probably when he takes his clothes off in front of my father.
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>> she was rocking her body back and forth. playing with her hair. crossing her body. she did not want to be there. >> reporter: the couple are reportedly an item again. and while neither side will comment about the status of their relationship, there's no denying their on-screen chemistry in this trailer. >> you guys really look great together. >> reporter: for "good morning america," paula faris, abc news, new york. >> so, what do you all think? weigh in on abcnews.com. let's go to lara right now. >> thank you. if you have a closet full of stuff you're not wearing, we may just have a way to turn all those clothes into cash. there's a website called tradesy.com. the founder, tracy dinuzio is here to show audience members how much they can make. sound money. but first, abc's abbie boudreau has a look at how to cash in on your clothes. >> reporter: we all have clothes we grow tired of. and fashion sometimes gets ahead
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of us. but there's a new tool with an app, of course, to hold your own rummage sale with a few taps on your computer or smartphone. that's right. ebay and amazon have a new neighbor on your device. just click and sell. it's called tradesy. we met several los angeles women who were first to use it. the company's founder, tracy dinuzio, came along. rebecca jonah, attorney, entrepreneur and mother of two, showed us what she was planning to sell on her next visit to the site. >> time to move on and give it to someone who can enjoy it. i loved it when i bought it. >> this, you'll get $100 for. this one, another $100 to $120. and this top is worth $50 to $75. >> reporter: that's $300 for stuff she wasn't going to wear again. next, college student and fashionista-in-training, lauren mackie, has pulled out her old outfit, ready to sell. like the dress she wore only once. we all have one of those. and what about the blouse that jumps off the hanger.
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>> something like this will not get worn again, really. >> reporter: emptying her closet will bring her $500. that's a lot of textbooks. meet elyse clark, a personal assistant who knows her clothes. in fact, she's constantly upgrading and staying fashionable. brand names are a big success in reselling. elyse has figured out a way to make a profit. >> this shirt. >> beautiful. >> i think i got it for $30 at a vintage shop. and i can sell it on tradesy and make a profit. >> reporter: you're going to sell your closet? >> probably most of it. >> reporter: her wardrobe clearout, a whopping $12,000. we thought we would find a woman who didn't know about tracy or our story. and would do a closet cash ambush. meet sade, an executive. >> these are valentino.
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i bought them with the idea i could wear them again. >> items like these that are very fancy and you don't get a lot of use out of, are great for resale. >> reporter: sade's payday, $1,200, not bad from an unexpected knock on the door. for "good morning america," abbie boudreau, abc news, los angeles. >> our booth has been busy. and tracy is here. you had a closet full of stuff you weren't really wearing. we all need money in these tough times. and some of our audience members have brought in their things. let's start with vicki sullivan. and found money for you. right? >> vicki brought in a very fashionable gold purse, a beautiful designer scarf. and the total of these two items on tradesy is $130. >> $130 of found money. that's fantastic. money you can use for a lot of things. a lot of people could really use the money right now. i want to talk about nell.
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you brought in some very fancy designers like diane von furstenberg and gucci. tracy, fill us in. found money? >> found money. $260 on three items for nell, our fancy girl. >> can you hold up the dress for $60? i'm sure it was worth more when you bought it. but if you're not wearing it, that's a lot of money. if you go to tradesy.com, you can find terrific things. and kind of everybody wins. i want to show an example. we have a model in some of your wares. talk to us about this. >> this is one of our best customers here, lindsay. she bought this j. crew coat for $40. it retails for $275. >> i know. i want it. >> she's wearing a zahra top, top shop pants and jessica simpson shoes. and the entire outfit cost her $95 on tradesy. it's a $500 outfit in retail. >> everybody wins.
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we love finding money for our viewers and also find great deals. win-win, tracy. we thank you so much. for more tips, seven of them to get the most money for your clothes in your closet, go to goodmorningamerica.com on yahoo! amy, sounds pretty good, right? >> it sounds great, lara. and how about this? we're right next to you. you can do face yoga with us. now, to our latest wrinkle rehab report. the all-natural face-lift, thanks to yoga for your face. it gives you a glow inside and out. abc's bianna golodryga is here to explain and show us. >> reporter: we're going to show you later. but this is a rising exercise and practice we're seeing. you don't need a mat for this kind of yoga, though. experts say just like traditional yoga, face yoga can improve your appearance and get rid of your wrinkles, as long as you don't mind looking a little funny while you do it. the world of yoga keeps stretching to new extremes. there's aerial yoga, hot yoga, even karaoke yoga. ♪ sweet caroline
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>> reporter: but facial yoga? that's right. no more downward dog or warrior poses. it's all about the lion face, the bumblebee and the marilyn. yes, that is me with my best lion face. but i'll save the embarrassment for later. it's the latest craze into getting a youthful glow, yoga for the face. designed to be a natural, noninvasive alternative to the botox, fillers and plastic surgery americans spend tens of millions of dollars on every year. >> what are you doing? you look like a fish. >> reporter: even "the real housewives of new york" traded in the needle and scalpel for the smiling fish face. this do-it-yourself age-defying technique, involving facial expression, is the brainchild of annelise hagen, who wrote a book on the ultimate natural face-lift. there's a technique to the yoga face?
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it's not just making a bunch of weird faces? >> definitely. if you just made weird faces randomly, you would get more wrinkles. we're trying not to do that. we're trying to tone and lift the muscles of the face. >> reporter: dr. neil sadick, recommends facial yoga for his patients. patients, saying it promotes collagen production. >> by stimulating any component of your face like the muscles, you'll have an overall effect. >> reporter: jan is a yoga and pilates instructor who is offering it in new york because she says demand for this natural lift has exploded. >> maybe a little more lift in the eye. and you have fun, make a lot of funny faces. >> reporter: wrinkle-fighter and a good time? i had to find out for myself. what i quickly discovered was how easy it was for the group to let its guard down. that's when the fun began.
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the fish face, for your cheeks and lips. the bumblebee for your cheeks, lips and jaw. and my personal favorite, the lion face, supposed to stretch all facial muscles ands release tension. a ton of fun. and face yogis keep coming back for more. i have no shame. i think i lost any bit of credit blgt credibility that i had. especially on job report day. i want to demonstrate to you. >> you want to share. >> reporter: you're going to embarrass -- let's do the lion face. it reduces tension. it stimulates muscles. >> we all can use that. >> reporter: and creates collagen growth. squish up your face. and then go -- >> come on, do it. oh, my gosh. all right. moving on. >> reporter: i'm out. >> she's out?
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all right. thank you, bianna. don't we look so much younger? coming up, sarah silverman is here. she's going to be talking about her brand-new animated role in "wreck-it ralph." this is about video game characters that are running wild. everyone's dieing to see it. my kids will be running to the movie theaters. but where are josh, sam and lara? where did they go? >> can anyone in the control room see this? hd 3.
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good morning. breaking news. muni metro service has come to a halt at the embarcadero station because of a fatality this is a live picture. it happened an hour ago, police and firefighters there, body of a man found 700 feet into the metro tunnel near the embarcadero station. let's get an update from sue. right now muni metro service halted between none and embarcadero. they've got suspended service between west portal and the embarcadero with shuttles in place due to this fatality until further notice. n and j lines switching back at bows. metro service suspended between -- west portal. you can take bart, bart is honoring muni passes between those two stations if you would like to try that instead of the shuttle bus.
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elsewhere accident westbound 24 pleasant hill road cleared out of lanes backed to 242 now on 680. >> good to know about that bart option. another update inform ha hour. >> chp units in oakland to increase police presence and sis officers on patrol it is called operation impact. the highway patrol will provide help two days a week at no cost. chp officers will help police with patrols and traffic enforcement in high crime areas. last year the chp helped in an anti-gang operation.
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silverman. >> right there. >> she is the star of the brand-new animated movie "wreck-it ralph." a movie of video game characters. we're very excited about that. there's stuff going on behind me that frightens me. we have the real game in times square. you can play at home by downloading the "wreck-it ralph" app. if you play, we're going to reveal -- if you think you've got it. we're going to reveal the top scores of our viewers. >> i want a game called say it sam. sandy got in the way of halloween for millions of kids across the eastern seaboard. we're going to celebrate a couple of days late. we have the treats and some tricks. >> really nice to see those kids who missed the big day. we're celebrating this morning. we're also celebrating someone very special. our sam champion is now considered the hottest -- i mean hot. the hottest, sexiest
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meteorologist in the country. voted on andy cohen's show on bravo. you beat out the other major meteorologists in the biz. congratulations. >> congratulations. he's been all over the city covering sandy. he didn't sleep. he took a short break to get to the new york stock exchange yesterday. >> and never stopped looking sexy. >> we saw phil evans, lee goldberg. >> and sam ready for extreme weather in his jacket, at all times. >> i do want to say, in all seriousness, a remarkable job, my friend, all week long. >> in all seriousness, when i'm wearing a crown. >> in all seriousness, i want to say that, sam. now, you're recrowned. you're recrowned, you hottie. >> george, will you save him, please? >> congratulations, sam. i'm over here with sara silverman, from "wreck-it ralph." i guess you guys become friends.
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it didn't start out so well. we're going to show when you met. >> i wouldn't grab that bench if i were you. >> i'm from tree apartments. >> it's double stripes. double stripes break. why are your hands so freakishly big? >> i don't know. why are you so freakishly annoying. >> and now, sara silverman. that looks like a lot of fun. >> it was. yeah. it's a disney movie. it's awesome. they spend years honing it and crafting it. >> and you get to bring it to life. in this movie, vanelope is a glitch. >> she is from a racing game. she wants to race but they won't let her. and she is on the similar path of the loners that want to be heros in their lives.
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>> ralph has been wrecking buildings for years and years. but he just wants to be a good guy. >> yeah. is that so bad? we meet and we realize we're kind of the same in that way. i think it's great because it makes you realize that sometimes your biggest glitch in life, the things that you think will be your most embarrassing downfall, you know, if you let it, can be your superpower. >> i cannot wait for -- i can't wait to take my girls to see it. i was wondering about making it. a lot of times the animated movies, you're alone in the booth. but this one, you got to work together and play it out. >> my scenes are with dempsey and riley. we got to record and look in each other's eyes and improvise. and go on crazy digressions. and they really encouraged that. it was so fun. and i think there's kind of subtle nuances stuck between us
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you wouldn't get if you were alone in a booth. >> we see you acting out. you weren't just talking there. >> yeah, it's just our voice. but when you're talking on the phone, you're pacing around, moving your arms. you're not like this because all they hear is your voice. you're emoting. >> this kids thing is new for you. you have a new kids' app coming out. >> it's such a coincidence. it's like coming out at the same time. all my friends have kids now. and i have so much kids material. also, some stolen from my dad. and i can make an app. it's let me baby sit your kids on your iphone or ipad. it's called uncle sarah. and it will be out next week. >> looking forward to that. sarah silverman. looking for "wreck-it ralph" in theaters today. let's get the weather from sam. >> good morning, everybody, again. sarah, thanks for being here. i love her voice. don't you just love the way she sounds?
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crowd in times square. signs out everywhere. >> lee's summit, missouri. >> your name? >> marlene. >> what's your name? >> julie. >> what's your sign say? >> ohio. >> it does. and a little drawing. i'm assuming it's the state of ohio. it looks rather familiar. let's get to the boards. here's some things going on this morning, one or two things we like to show you every day. we'll start with the facebook and twitter pictures. first one from washington. next one from wisconsin. gorgeous skies. it's nice to see the pictures. we retweet them when you send them in. in the midwest, comes a secondary shot of cold air. it reaffirms that it's a little chilly for this time of year. it swings from the great lakes into the northeast and the mid-atlantic. there's cold nights ahead, ladies and gentlemen. if you need to pack up and get extra gear and figure out a way to stay warm, we're giving you
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advanced notice this morning. and check on the folks you know that are going through the days without power. and make sure they have all the supplies they need to stay warm over >> look at this crowd in times square, ladies and gentlemen. just look at this crowd hanging out with us in new york, as everybody starts to get back to normal. i'm not taking the crowd. all that weather was brought to us by sargento. >> you should come inside. you'll be at home with the amazing costumes and kids. we're celebrating halloween a couple days late. sandy keeping so many kids inside instead of out trick or treating.
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we wanted to do a little something for these kids that live in a town that was hit hard, in westchester. thank you all for coming. happy halloween to you all. i want to ask, what's your name? >> claire. >> you look great. >> thank you. >> how did you feel when you heard halloween was canceled? >> i was sad. >> you were? and how did you get through the day? >> well, it was my sister's birthday. so, it was kind of upsetting for her. and it was upsetting for me, too. >> yeah. the storm hit your area pretty hard, right? was that scary? >> yeah. it was a little scary. >> was it as scary as this guy, the hot dog? >> not really. >> who wants to see lara? >> no, no. you don't need to do that. what we can do, really? what we can do, we have candy. help yourself to the candy, everybody. we're going to hit the big eye balls. they're pinatas. you can take a crack at it. and get ready to come and grab some candy.
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everybody deserves -- >> halloween. here we go. >> josh, you're at the helm. i can't see. >> what am i supposed to do? >> help them. >> take a whack. a swing. as hard as you can. come on. >> get ready for candy. get in there, josh. grab the candy. can you get a shot over here? is it possible? we'll show these great cupcakes. these were baked by melissa. 1,000 cupcakes for the kids. we're going to share them also with other children in need. thank you so much, baked by melissa. happy halloween. if you missed halloween, in our hearts, we're wishing you the best. and we'll be right back. coming up, we're going to talk to the legendary director behind denzel washington's new
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thriller called "flight." stay with us. and happy belated halloween. .
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academy award-winning director,
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robert zemeckis is taking moviegoers for a wild ride. and now, he's back with a real thriller, starring denzel washington. he's back with a real thriller starring denzel washington. take a look. >> this is flight 227. we're in an uncontrolled dive. >> reporter: after more than a decade, "flight" marks the return to live-action filmmaking for academy award-winner, robert zemeckis. best known for "back to the future" and "forrest gump." why did you make us wait so long? >> i was doing digital cinema. the scripts were more compelling than live action screenplays i was reading until this one came along. >> reporter: what came along is an action thriller starring denzel washington. it's the kind of movie hollywood doesn't make anymore. >> it's making a movie that's complex and an adult drama, in today's world, you have to do it for very little money. we made it for like $30 million. >> i'm in awe of what you did. >> reporter: you have denzel and don cheadle.
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what was it like watching and directing them? >> i can't say enough about this cast. it was great to watch everybody work because everybody was so good. >> reporter: so good. zemeckis and his stars are now being mentioned for hollywood's top honors. oscar buzz? how does that feel? >> i think denzel, this is an oscar-winning performance if i ever saw one. >> reporter: washington plays a 2r0ub8d troubled pilot who keeps an out-of-control plane from crashing. but he is in trouble when supervisors find he has alcohol in his system. this is not a movie with heroes and villains. it has complexities. >> it has moral ambiguity and complex characters. all shaded gray. >> reporter: zemeckis is a pilot. he says it gives him a unique perspective on the story. have you had a close call as a pilot? >> i had to make an emergency landing once. i lost engine power on takeoff. i was very glad to see every emergency vehicle at the airport, descending on the
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runway. but i was able to land the plane without incident. >> reporter: and you were calm? >> i was calm. i remember talking to the guys at the tower afterwards. and i said, i didn't declare an emergency. they said, that's okay. we heard it in your voice. >> reporter: you weren't as calm as you thought you were. >> i don't think i was. no. >> there's nothing calm about that scene, the opening of this movie. "flight" opens today. looking forward to that. coming up, billy ray cyrus performs here, live. stay with us.
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we're back, now, with country superstar and actor, billy ray cyrus. he has a new album out. it's called "change my mind." he's going to drop something live in a moment. and making his broadway debut. we're happy to have you with us, billy ray. "change my mind" is the first album in some years. but the critics are loving this. is it a return to your roots, at least to a degree? >> it's definitely a return to the roots. first i want to say, first and foremost, it was great that you had the trick-or-treaters here. to see them smiling and the laughter. i also want to say, the city of new york, the state of new jersey, the resiliency, the people are coming back. it's amazing the spirit of the people and this city and the surrounding area, is just tremendous. it's been amazing to see that and be a part of it. and i'd like to thank bob iger and the folks at abc and disney, for this monday, a day of
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giving. i think that's a tremendous idea. and look forward to being a part of that. >> it's going to be a great monday. we appreciate your participation. quickly, chicago, you're going to be on the boards on broadway. what is it like, stepping into that roll? >> it's been interesting. i came here prepared to be billy flynn. sandy came in and roughed all of our worlds. and they said, hey, the show must go on. that's what broadway is about. it gives people a chance to come out and celebrate the music and the art and the theater. i'm honored to be a part of it. and anxious to get serious about billy flynn. the cast of "chicago" is amazing. really excited about it. >> the lights were briefly dim. it's a song he says is a party waiting to happen. billy ray cyrus with the gang, and the first single off the latest album. it is "change my mind.
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>> one, two, three four. ♪ i've talking to myself ♪ thinking about changing my mind i've been talking to myself ♪ ♪ thought i put your memory high upon the shelf ♪ ♪ well, you know i said i'd forget you ♪ ♪ you go away in time but lately i've been thinking and i'm thinking ♪ ♪ about changing my mind
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change my mind ♪ ♪ woo, woo, woo change my mind ♪ ♪ change my mind ♪ woo, woo, woo ♪ well, i said that i love you and then, i said good-bye ♪ ♪ i know i made you happy and then, i made you cry ♪ ♪ if i promised you forever then, i told you a lie ♪ ♪ but lately, i've been thinking
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and i'm thinking about ♪ ♪ changing my mind change my mind ♪ ♪ woo, woo, woo change my mind ♪ ♪ woo, woo, woo ♪ change my mind ♪ thinking about changing my mind ♪ ♪ i've been talking to myself thought i put your memory ♪ ♪ high upon a shelf ♪ well you know i said i'd forget you ♪ ♪ and you'd go away in time
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but lately, i've been thinking ♪ ♪ and i'm thinking about changing my mind ♪ ♪ change my mind woo, woo, woo ♪ ♪ change my mind oh, yeah ♪ ♪ oh, change my mind [ cheers and applause ]
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thank you to billy ray cyrus. tune into our day of giving on monday. and have a great weekend. "and what's your name?" "oh, it's flo." "and what do you do?" "oh, i sell insurance like no one else."
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good morning. update to that breaking news from downtown san francisco muni metro service has come to a halt because of a fatality around 7:30, a body of a man was fond 700 feet into the tunnel between embarcadero and montgomery street station. let's get an update. >> you can see suspension still in place it happened between montgomery and embarcadero. metro service suspended between west portal and embarcadero until further notice. they have shuttles in place, n and j lines bart is taking muni tickets within san francisco. good morning. high clouds and sun wet weather dry and warmer this weekend. mid 60s to near 70. 40s and 50s with a little fog in valleys tonight. daylight saving ends tomorrow. >> that extra hour of sleep.

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